Creative Control

Miscellaneous Mental Musings of an Emerging Artist

Category Archives: Writing

On Reptiles and Rivers.

There is a story of a frog, and of a scorpion, and there is also another story of a crocodile.

July 19, 2018 · Leave a comment

Purposeful constructions.

How the rest of the world lives; how we choose not to.

March 2, 2018 · Leave a comment


Remaining mindful of certain trigger words.

February 26, 2018 · Leave a comment


Write Club is a monthly, literary bloodsport in which contenders face off against each other with 7-minute essays on competing topics. This was the combatant essay for FORTIFY.

March 25, 2017 · Leave a comment

Gone in 60 Seconds (2017).

Plays for the Chicago OMPF.

February 22, 2017 · Leave a comment

News & Guts & Gumption.

A yearning to wander into a newsman’s office.

January 27, 2017 · Leave a comment


This piece was performed on January 7, 2017 at The Green Mill for The Paper Machete. This was also an afternoon that I was fortunate enough to share a bill with Janeane Garofalo.

January 8, 2017 · Leave a comment

A circle, unbroken.

Who we are, in the wake of one who would have us not be.

January 2, 2017 · Leave a comment

Points of contention.

In case you’re wondering how I feel about it.

December 12, 2016 · 1 Comment

Unwanted Earworms.

How that conversation could otherwise go.

August 22, 2016 · Leave a comment